TEMPLE HILLS, Md. -- A man was shot dead after police say they believe he broke into his neighbor's home in Temple Hills on Wednesday.
The shooting happened Wednesday around 8:05 a.m. after 55-year-old David William Taylor Sr. of 28th Avenue in Temple Hills broke into a home.
Police said the investigation shows that Taylor was shot after he broke into a home in the same neighborhood. Taylor ran off after being shot and then collapsed in somebody's backyard several houses away.
Officers responded to the report of an unresponsive man in a backyard in the 4300 block of 23rd Place and found Taylor suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead in the backyard.
Anyone with information on this case is asked to call the Homicide Unit at 301-772-4925. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), or go online at www.pgcrimesolvers.com, or use the “P3 Tips” mobile app (search “P3 Tips” in the Apple Store or Google Play to download the app onto your mobile device.)